ACRES co-operation farmers need clarity on payments - IFA
Rachel Donovan
There are some areas that still haven’t been scored, according to the IFA, who said that farmers want to know what payments they can expect to get this year.
29 September 2023 News
INHFA calls for improved support for sheep and suckler farmers in budget
The INHFA has said the last year has been extraordinarily difficult for both finishers and those selling store lambs.
29 September 2023 News
Further slurry extension sought as rain gives no opportunity to spread - ICSA
It is not sensible to spread slurry when ground is waterlogged and heavy rain is forecast, ICSA president Dermot Kelleher argued.
Climate-friendly food doesn't have to be meatless
Speaking about the low carbon footprint associated with broiler production in Ireland, Alltech's Paula McCooey said that farmers must know what their baseline is in order to track improvements.
28 September 2023 News
No further money owed to farmers on Keelderry commonage
Keelderry Commonage, which is located in south Galway, was reduced by 87% (from 248ha to 32ha) in 2010.
28 September 2023 News
Relentless rain counteracts slurry extension
Farmers have been unable to spread slurry and make use of the seven-day extension due to the relentless rain over the last week.
27 September 2023 News
Feed prices drop but uncertainty looms
Feed prices have been dropping since early May this year, but industry sources say that uncertain times lie ahead in securing grain from overseas.
27 September 2023 News
Farmer views: 'Kildare always kept the others on their toes'
Farmer reaction to Dawn Meats' acquisition of Kildare Chilling, is in general, very negative.
27 September 2023 News
2,000ac of peatland for sale in Mayo
According to estate agent Clement Herron, the land would be ideally suited for carbon trading or rewetting.
27 September 2023 News
Eastern European interest in Conor Pass
The Government has not looked to buy Conor Pass, however, there are two very interested parties currently doing their due diligence on the 1,400ac landmark.
27 September 2023 News
Decision on ash dieback compensation imminent
Over 6,000 farmers have been affected by the issue of ash dieback, with several of the country's ash plantations wiped out as a result.
27 September 2023 News
'We need to work very hard' to keep derogation - Taoiseach
The Taoiseach told the Seanad on Wednesday that he will suggest that the Commissioner visits a dairy farm during his visit in Ireland.
27 September 2023 News